Wednesday July 30th 2014

Cold turkey alcohol

July 29th, 2014

Doctors recommend that anyone detoxing from alcohol get a full medical assessment first. In fact, going cold turkey off alcohol can put you at risk of harm. More on cold turkey alcohol detox here.

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The power of prayer in addiction recovery

July 27th, 2014

A guide to why and how to pray in addiction recovery for people who identify as Christians.

Families of addicts: Seeing addiction from the other side

July 23rd, 2014

Like addicts, families of addicts can face their own set of symptoms due to the cycle of the disease. But there is hope! Learn where to find help for families of addicts here.

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How long does marijuana last?

July 19th, 2014

A typical high from smoking marijuana lasts about 2 hours. However, psychomotor impairment can persist, even after the initial high effects are gone. More on duration of action and effects of marijuana here.

What is meth used for?

July 18th, 2014

Methamphetamine (meth) is one of the most addictive stimulant drugs out there. In this article we’ll take a look at the most common issues considering the use of meth and its effects on the human body.

Crystal meth detox symptoms

July 17th, 2014

Symptoms of crystal meth detox include muscle & joint pain, fatigue, depression, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. More on what to expect during crystal meth detox here.

How long does crack last?

July 15th, 2014

Crack lasts for 1-2 hours after administration (depending on the dose) but the euphoric high lasts for about 5-15 minutes. More on the REAL effects of crack here.

Ambien detox symptoms

July 14th, 2014

Symptoms to expect during Ambien detox include rebound insomnia, changes in appetite, and mood changes. More on how to prepare for detox from Ambien and its symptoms here.

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What is marijuana used for?

July 12th, 2014

Marijuana can be used recreationally or medically. More on marijuana's uses AND its effects on the body here.

Holistic addiction treatment: Into Action Treatment INTERVIEW

July 11th, 2014

What kinds of methods are used in holistic addiction treatment? We speak with a treatment center in Boynton Beach, FL that has been practicing holistic treatment to great success. More here.

Signs and symptoms of OxyContin addiction

July 10th, 2014

You can become addicted to OxyContin even after prescription use? How can you tell that you or someone you love is addicted to OxyContin? 15+ signs and symptoms of addiction to Oxy here.

Alabama rehab: Who's getting treated? (INFOGRAPHIC)

July 8th, 2014

Who's being treated for addiction in Alabama? More stats on Alabama rehabs here.

How to tell if you're an alcoholic

July 26th, 2014

The best way to determine if you are alcoholic is to try to go without alcohol for 30 days. Abstaining for this long can manifest symptoms of psychological dependence on alcohol. More on where to get help for alcohol problems and how to assess substance use disorders here.

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Can you get high on buprenorphine?

July 16th, 2014

Buprenorphine does not get you high if you use it the right way. While some opioid naive people may experience euphoric effect on buprenrophine, it does not cause strong side effects. More on buprenorphine and its potential for abuse here.

Buprenorphine overdose: How much buprenorphine to OD?

July 13th, 2014

Symptoms of a buprenorphine overdose can include respiratory depression, miosis and central nervous system depression. 16-32 mg dose ranges are considered "high" doses, but buprenorphine overdose is mainly related to injection. More on buprenorphine OD risks here.